Nutrients and Clinical Strategies: Supporting Growth and Development in the NICU

Two nutrition experts discuss the latest advances in neonatal nutrition. Sara E. Ramel, MD, assistant professor in neonatology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, looks at the role of macronutrients in neonatal growth, and the connections among nutrition, neurologic development, metabolic outcomes, and long-term growth. Paula P. Meier, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor of Women, Children and Family Nursing, and professor of pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, reviews the current science of mother’s milk and donor milk, fortification strategies, and feeding protocols.


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